The Big Idea: Clone Ancient Trees to Save Planet Earth
David Milarch is a pioneering spirit who believes that cloning huge ancient trees—such as the remaining Giant Sequoias in California—
New Book Reveals Hidden Side of Bram Stoker
Bram Stoker is a legend thanks to his most famous work, Dracula, but there’s more to the author than you
13 Vintage Presidential Campaign Posters That Will Take You Back
In its new book, the Library of Congress celebrates the past two hundred years of presidential campaign poster art.
Nate Berkus on the Things That Matter
The loss of his partner in the devastating 2004 tsunami underscored for Nate Berkus a guiding principle of his design...
Is Your Mind Bigger Than Your Pain?
I have no intention of running a 130+ mile ultramarathon. And I have no desire to eat vegan. And yet,
99 Ways to Tell a Story
Aside from my job at Reader’s Digest, I’m taking a class in Narrative Theory and Screenwriting. One of the books
13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America
Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled history of American footwear.
Cookbook Obsession: Seamus Mullen’s Hero Food
When rheumatoid arthritis almost caused chef Seamus Mullen to hang up his apron, he turned to food to help him...
Cookbook Obsession: Martha’s American Food
To introduce her newest cookbook of all-American recipes, Martha Stewart shares what makes a classic along with a few desserts...
Baseball’s Best Short Stories
You needn't even be a sports fan to enjoy these 34 hugely entertaining tales.
How Carrots Won the Trojan War
In each chapter, Rupp takes a different vegetable and explores its significance to human beings over the centuries.